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Dr. Gerard Francois Vanderhooft[1]

Male 1938 - 1993  (55 years)


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  • Name Gerard Francois Vanderhooft  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 4 Feb 1938  Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 23 Jan 1948  Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam 
    Graduation Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    University of Utah - Medicine 
    Immigration 1 Feb 1948  New York City, New York Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam 
    Name River 
    Died 13 May 1993  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Bladder Cancer 
    Buried 18 May 1993  Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26127  default
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2015 

    Father Peter Gerard "Pete" Vanderhooft,   b. 20 Jun 1912, Recklinghausen, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1995, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Johanna "Bep" Evers,   b. 29 Nov 1914, Valburg, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1999, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1935  Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F9168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Passenger List [1 Feb 1948]
    Passenger List [1 Feb 1948]
    Passenger List of the S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam, departed Rotterdam 23 Jan 1948, arrived New York City 1 Feb 1948. Onboard was the van der Hooft family. Research by Chad G. nichols

    Headstones
    Headstone [14 Oct 2006]
    Headstone [14 Oct 2006]
    Headstone of Dr Gerard Francois Vanderhooft & Else-Marie Vanderhooft at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Else-Marie is still living as of 15 Oct 2006; Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Vanderhooft Family Plot [14 Oct 2006]
    Vanderhooft Family Plot [14 Oct 2006]
    Photo of Vanderhooft Family Plot at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park; Taken by Chad G. Nichols

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Database and images online (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7488), Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
      S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam
      departed Rotterdam 23 Jan 1948
      arrived New York City 1 Feb 1948
      --Pieter G. van der Hooft, 35, Cook, b. Recklinghausen, Germany, last residence Arnhem
      --Elizabeth J., 33, Housewife, b. Valburg, Netherlands
      --Gerard F., 9, b. Arnhem
      --Aartje E. J., 8, b. Nymegen
      --Johannes L., 2, b. Arnhem
      (Research by Anja van Dijk)

    2. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Passenger List - 004631
      Grave Marker - 003314, 003315

    3. [S223] Wasatch Lawn Mortuary & Memorial Park Records, (3401 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah; (801) 466-8687 Research performed 14 Oct 2006 by Chad G. Nichols at the Cemetery Office) (Reliability: 3).
      Olympus Park 387_LC1 b. 4 Feb 1938, d. 13 May 1993, bur. 18 May 1993

    4. [S215] Personal Research & Library, Klaas Steenwijk, Steenwijk, Klaas, ([email] k.steenwijk # wxs.nl (change # to @) Klaas wrote Familieboek Mietus & Aanhang 1 Oct 1998; Original in possession of Chad G. Nichols) (Reliability: 3).
      b. Arnhem

    5. [S357] U.S. Social Security Death Index, United States of America, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Searchable online database at FamilySearch™ by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Gerard F Vanderhooft b. 4 Feb 1938, d. 13 May 1993
      issued UT, death residence locality 84124 (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, UT)

    6. [S423] Obituary (Reliability: 3).
      Our dear husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, Gerard F. Vanderhooft, 55, passed away on May 13, 1993 at his home from cancer.
      Born Feb. 4, 1938 in Arnhem, The Netherlands to Peter G. and Elisabeth J. Vanderhooft. Immigrated to the U.S. with parents, sister and one brother in 1948. Married Else-Marie Fedje in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, May 12, 1961.In 1955 Gerard received a Ford Foundation early admission scholarship to the University of Utah. Graduated with honors, 1958. Graduated from U. of U. Medical School, 1962. He completed his internship at Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif. Attended school of aviation medicine, Pensacola, FL. Flight-surgeon in the Navy. Chief Medical Officer at Johnsville Naval Air development center, Johnsville, PA. Orthopedic surgery residency, University of Utah Medical School. One year hand-surgery fellowship, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Practiced orthopedic surgery and hand surgery at Granger Medical Clinic for eight years. Private practice in association with West Valley Orthopedic Clinic from 1979 to Nov. 1, 1992.
      Member American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Western Orthopedic Assoc., American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, The American Medical Association and Utah Medical Assoc. Several positions held include: Assistant Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Veterans Hospital, SLC.; Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, U. of U. Medical School; President Utah Orthopedic Assoc., President Utah Chapter of Western Orthopedic Assoc.; Program chairman National meeting of Western Orthopedic Assoc.
      Gerard was an avid reader, fly fisherman, tennis player and golfer. He traveled extensively to foreign countries, but preferred to spend time at his ranch on the Strawberry River. He had a great appreciation for the outdoors, especially when camping and fishing with his two sons. On his epitaph he wants one word, "River."
      Gerard is survived by his wife, Else-Marie, four children, son, Dr. Eric and wife Dr. Sheryll Vanderhooft, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Lisa and husband Scott Spurrier; son, Peter and wife Linette; daughter, Ann Elizabeth and fiancee, Stan Hansen, all Salt Lake City; four grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Whitney and Zachary Spurrier, Peter Nicholas and Christian Andrew Vanderhooft; parents, sister, Aty (Leon) Clyde, brothers, Joluut (Szifra) Vanderhooft, Jan (Louise) Vanderhooft, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandparents and a sister. Gerard will be greatly missed by family and friends.
      Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 12 Noon, May 18, 1993 at the Mt. Olympus North Stake Center, 4176 Adonis Drive (3725 East). Friends may call at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 So. Highland Dr. on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society.
      [Published in the Deseret News, 15 May 1993, research by Chad G. Nichols]